Priority Research Area Asthma and Allergy

Early Life Origins of CLD

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Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)  Action BM101 "Developmental Origins of Chronic lung Disease"
Start of Action:  12/12/2012  - 11/12/2016        
Chair, Prof Susanne Krauss-Etschmann (FZB, DE)
Vice Chair, Prof John W. HOLLOWAY (Univ. of Southampton, UK)



  • Member of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), Research Center North (ARCN)
    • Disease Area Asthma/Allergy (PI S. Krauss-Etschmann)
    • Disease Area COPD           (PI: S.Krauss-Etschmann)
  • Leibniz Research Alliance EXASENS – „POC-Sensor Platform for chronic-inflammatory Airway Diseases“
    in cooperation with additional 8 Leibniz-Institutes; Spokesman: Prof. Jürgen Popp (IPHT, Jena)
    • Subproject, FKZ 13N13857, FZB „On-site exacerbation diagnostics in asthma & COPD: probes, models, analytes and capture systems“

      Coordinator: Prof. Heinz Fehrenbach
      in cooperation with PD Dr. Andreas Frey (Mucosal Immunology and Diagnostic), Prof. Susanne Krauss-Etschmann (Experimental Asthma Research), Dr. Christina Wagner (Invertebrate Models), Dr. Michael Wegmann (Asthma Mouse Models)



Funding line National and International Networking
Project title: “The lung microbiota at the interface between airway epithelium and environment”
Start 1.1. 2016  End: 31.12.2018

  • Coordinator: S: Krauss-Etschmann, Forschungszentrum Borstel
  • Partners:
    • Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Mikroorganisms and cell cultures, Braunschweig
    • Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT), Jena
    • Technical University of Munich, c/o Helmholtz Zentrum München